Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2018

The Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20, was set aside to recognize those who have been killed due to ignorance and hatred, targeted because they were trans or gender non-conforming. The first event took place in 1999 in San Francisco to honour Rita Hester, who had been brutally murdered the previous year.

Worship Ideas
File A Jewish Guide for Marking Trans Day of Remembrance (Keshet)
This site offers prayers, readings, and sermon ideas.
File International Transgender Day of Remembrance Service
A worship service to honour trans or gender non-conforming persons who have died as victims of hate.
Extras
File Taking Transgender Women of Color Seriously | Transfaith
Five things you can do as you plan your Transgender Day of Remembrance service to take transgender women of color seriously—and prevent violence against them.
File Trans Murder Monitoring Project
Reports annually each November the number of homicides of trans people worldwide.